July 22, 2010

NO HEAVY LIFTING INVOLVED:

Judge doubts the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law (Nicholas Riccardi, 7/22/10, Los Angeles Times)

A federal judge on Thursday expressed skepticism that a key part of a controversial Arizona law to control illegal immigration is constitutional.

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton noted at a hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court has long barred states from creating their own immigrant registration systems. She said the Arizona measure's stipulation that makes a crime of failing to have immigration documents may violate that.

Posted by Orrin Judd at July 22, 2010 4:18 PM
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